VERSOL FARM 

ORGANIC FARMING AND HOME GROWN FOOD

 

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Versol organic farm, owned by Versol Ltd. is located in Lik village, Mezdra Municipality, District of Vratsa, in north-western Bulgaria region.

Located in the area called “Koykina bara”, at the total area of ​​5 ha own land, 400 meters above sea level, on gentle northern slope cleaved by several hills providing spring water for irrigation needs. The area in the farm is divided in terraces allowing organic cultivation of various crops.

Versol farm is currently in transition to organic farming, the cultivation of all crops is observing the principles of biodynamic agriculture

PLANTATION AND DISTRIBUTION OF AREAS

 

Among the specific and rare crops farmed in Versol are Goji berry, occupying 20 acres, three varieties of Physalis /Inca berry / located in an area of ​​5 acres. The Seasonal vegetables are located in an area of ​​10 ha. There is a diversity of crops – different types of salads, arugula, iceberg lettuce, cucumbers and tomatoes, green chives, radishes, zucchini, carrots, parsnips, beetroot, potatoes, peas, beans etc, including many spices and herbs. In the farm there is a special place for plantations of Paulownia tree- 10 acres, lucerne and corn are located on other 5 acres.

DSC_0455Goji Berry

Goji berry is a perennial plant family of “Solanaceae”, with proven beneficial effect on the human organism. The fruit is rich in vitamin C and is a strong antioxidant, contains potassium, calcium, iron, zinc, selenium, etc., and also beta-carotene, zeaxanthin and polysaccharides. Balanced content of all elements make it one of the super food popular worldwide as the “fruit of longevity”. The latter gave him a byword for medical reasons due to the fact that regular consumption of Goji berry cleanses the blood. Scientific researches have shown that due to the polysaccharides that enhance the absorption of minerals, and regulate the level of glucose in the blood and decreased levels of PH, Goji berries may be used for the prevention of colon cancer. They also have a strong stimulating effect on the immune system and therefore Goji berry is a strong immunostimulant. If we can summarize, Goji berry is a fruit with complex beneficial effect on the whole organism. A daily intake of 30 g. is sufficient to charge us with energy and enjoy good health.

DSCN1056Physalis

Physalis (Inca berry) is an annual plant family “Solanaceae”, genus “Angiosperms”. Its fruits are disposed in papery calyx formed from flower. 100 g. Physalis contains about 130 g calories, 0.8 mg niacin, 3 mg iron, 90 g. water, 1.7 g. protein,  4.9 g. fiber, 20 mg vitamin C and 11 g. carbohydrates. Physalis is rich in vitamins A and C, antioxidants, pectin, organic acids and many trace elements. It is a powerful antioxidant, has soothing effect due to the presence of flavonoids, helps purify the blood and has antiseptic properties. The product is extremely useful for children because of its antiviral effect and its very powerful immune booster.

Зеленчукова градина - био ферма ВерсолVegetable garden

In the vegetable garden various kinds of salads, arugula, iceberg lettuce, cucumbers and tomatoes, and green chives, radishes, zucchini, carrots, parsnips, beetroot, potatoes, peas, beans, many spices and herbs are growing. To ensure the supply and variety of vegetables preferred by our customers, we give opportunity to pre-order by filling in a questionnaire, which indicate their desired cultures that we moves up in the current year for production and delivery.